- n. 阁；亭子；大帐篷；展示馆
- vt. 搭帐篷；置…于亭中；笼罩
1. 牡丹亭 The Peony Pavilion. => 跨太平洋伙伴关系协议（TPP: Trans-Pacific Partnership）
2. Pavilion of Prince Teng: 滕王阁 => 搞笑：简称：PPT (微软演示文稿文件（Power Point）). 这不刚好就简称PPT吗，太神奇了，以后一看到滕王阁就要想起PPT.
- pavilion:  Pavilion got its name because some anonymous ancient Roman was reminded by a tent, with its two ‘wings’ spread out from a central crosspiece, of a ‘butterfly’. Latin for ‘butterfly’ was pāpiliō (a word of unknown origin), which hence came to be used for ‘tent’. English acquired it via Old French pavillon.
- pavilion (n.)
- c. 1200, "large, stately tent," from Old French paveillon "large tent; butterfly" (12c.), from Latin papilionem (nominative papilio) "butterfly, moth," in Medieval Latin "tent" (see papillon); the type of tent so called on resemblance to wings. Meaning "open building in a park, etc., used for shelter or entertainment" is attested from 1680s.
- 1. He was happy to book into the Royal Pavilion Hotel.
- 2. The pavilion has become a £4 million steel and glass white elephant.
- 3. We then repaired to the pavilion for lunch.
- 4. the US pavilion at the Trade Fair
- 5. At the centre of the lake, there is a pavilion.
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